|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Birthday:||Nov 12, 1976|
|Age:||46 years old|
|Height:||5.7 feet (173cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||December, 2022|
Tevin Campbell is a famous and successful singer, actor and songwriter. He started his career with Warner Bros at the young age of 12. He released his debut album at the age of 15, since then he has been making music. He has released four albums and several other tracks in collaboration with different artists and producers. He has also been a part of a number of movies and shows. Tevin was a highly famous artist in the 90s.
Currently, Tevin Campbell’s net worth is $3 million, coming from the sale of his albums, his acting career, and various shows and music concerts he has done.
How Did Tevin Campbell Become Rich?
Tevin Campbell was born on November 12, 1976, in Waxahachie, Texas, United States. He was raised with a younger brother in a family of moderate means. His parents were always enthusiastic about providing good education to their kids therefore they enrolled their firstborn, Tevin in The Buckley School. There is nothing known about his educational background after high school.
Tevin developed an interest in music as a child, he began singing Gospel in his local church. After his parents realized his interest in music they started to look for opportunities. Soon enough, he got an opportunity and was auditioned by the famous Jazz Musician, Bobbi Humphrey who further passed on the audition tape to Warner Bros which is how he got his first break. He then worked on Quincy Jones’ lead single Tomorrow from the album, Back on the Block. The song was quite a successful one, as it charted at number one at the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Chart in 1990. After the success of this song, Tevin went on to work with numerous producers including Narada Michael Walden, Babyface, and Al. B Sure and many others.
After working long enough in collaboration, Tevin finally released his solo track, Round and Round in 1990. The song was a hit charting at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 in April of 1991. The song was featured in the film Graffiti Bridge. For his song, Tevin was also nominated at the 33rd Grammy Awards in the category of Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
Following this success, Tevin released his first album entitled T.E.V.I.N., in November of 1991 when he was just 15. Tevin’s very first album was a big success, featuring Tevin’s most successful song, Tell Me What You Want Me To Do. The album earned him another Grammy Awards nomination for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance. The album became certified Platinum by RIAA.
Tevin contributed to different projects like Handel’s Messiah: A Soulful Celebration, Barcelona Gold, and A Very Special Christmas 2, while also preparing for his next album, I’m Ready. The album was dropped on October 26, 1993, and charted at number 18 on the Billboard 200 Chart. It also reached number 3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, featuring some of Tevin’s best singles, Can We Talk, Always in My Heart, Don’t Say Goodbye Girl. I’m Ready rendered him 3 Grammy Awards nominations, one of which was for Best R&B Album. The record became certified double platinum by RIAA, selling over 2 million copies in the United States alone. I’m Ready is considered to be Tevin’s biggest selling album.
Tevin released his 3rd album, Back to the World in 1996. His third album was a moderate hit, reaching only Gold Status. Even the singles did not reach good numbers on the charts. The same year, Tevin also collaborated on a tribute album by RCA Victor Records, entitled The Songs of West Side Story, which they dedicated to the actual West Side Story musical.
Tevin released his self-titled fourth album in February of 1999, which was again not a successful one. The album did not do well on the charts. After remaining out of the public eye for over a year, in 2001, Tevin released not a new album but rather a compilation album called, Best of Tevin Campbell. For the next few years, Tevin maintained a low profile only making a few public appearances here and there. It was in 2014, that he started performing again and officially announced his next album. Along with a successful music career, Tevin has also made appearances in some movies and shows, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Graffiti Bridge, A Goofy Movie, Moesha, Queen Sugar are some among others.
What Is Tevin Campbell Net Worth?
Tevin Campbell reached a high level of success at the very young age of fifteen, he is a successful singer and actor with a calculated net worth of $3 million.
He has accumulated this net worth from his successful music and acting career. Furthermore, he has earned a good sum of money from his appearances on several shows and his live performances and music concerts. Even though he has had some rough years in his career where he had to almost give up his public life, his finances are still strong. According to reports, Tevin earns somewhere around $30,000 every month.
How Tevin Campbell Spends His Money?
Tevin Campbell was one of the most famous and successful artists of his time. His success was hitting the top and he enjoys a lifestyle that a celebrity like him would. Tevin has never revealed much about his personal life, so we do not know exactly what kind of lifestyle he enjoys but according to reports, he enjoys a lavish and comfortable lifestyle.
In 1999, Tevin was arrested for making unsolicited sexual demands from an undercover cop. At the time of his arrest, he also possessed a small amount of marijuana. This led to a downfall in his career as he gave up his public life and stopped making music for a while. He was also fined $1080 and was ordered to attend AIDS Awareness Class.
- As Tevin likes to keep his personal life to himself, there has been a lot of speculation about his sexuality. People constantly question whether he is gay.
- Tevin has lent his voice to the character Powerline in the Disney Movie, A Goofy Movie.
- There have been many rumors about Tevin being sexually abused as a young boy by Quincy Jones.
- Tevin gave his first audition through a mobile recorder.
- Tevin in his young days was often regarded as male Whitney Houston for having a four and a half octave range.